Helps SMEs secure the funding for growth and development, including micro-finance, business loans and equity finance.
Building your business with funding and support for new ideas, planning and financing for business and export growth.
Government-owned business development bank dedicated to providing better choice of finance for smaller businesses.
Designed to help businesses understand the financial landscape and ultimately access the right finance for their growth potential. It’s an independent, impartial digital hub designed to raise awareness of the different types of finance available for growing UK businesses. Explore finance options and find funding to suit your business.
This facilitates business finance to smaller businesses that are viable but unable to obtain finance from their lender due to having insufficient security to meet the lender’s normal requirements.
The Angel CoFund makes equity investments of between £100,000 and £1 million in smaller businesses in the UK. It invests alongside strong syndicates of business angels to support businesses with strong growth potential.
A new venture platform, created by entrepreneurs, operators, and collaborators, providing a full-scale model for venture, across the business lifecycle. It seeks to help build complex, technical, global businesses ones that have a chance of solving real world problems.
The UK’s largest privately owned independent funding house, with a specific focus on SMEs, specialising in small ticket leasing specifically for business critical equipment in the B2B market place.
Liberis focuses on three core principles: a simple product, responsibly delivered, by specialists who understand our customers. It offers cash advances of between £2,500 and £300,000, to businesses with a ‘card machine’, and monthly card takings of at least £2,500.
Cumbria LEP has an allocation of European Funding through to 2020 offering opportunities to support business growth, create jobs and improve skills levels.
Business loans and finance for businesses in Cumbria, Lancashire and the North East.
Innovate UK works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.
A network of centres designed to transform the UK’s capability for innovation in specific areas and help drive future economic growth.
Helping new and early stage UK businesses access affordable finance and mentoring support.
Crowdfunding to enable investors to work alongside professionals and venture capital firms in start-ups, early and growth stage businesses.
A community of over 600,000 people who are funding business ideas, charities, community groups, sports clubs, political movements and more.
Helping artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality.
Not-for-profit company for entrepreneurs providing government-backed start-up Loans and one-to-one business advice.
Offering low-interest personal loans to help fund your business ideas, as well as free business support to give you the confidence to succeed.
Access to investor funding for business growth, job creation, and support for local communities to drive the economy forward.
Commercial broker for flexible finance facilities and unsecured and secured business Loans from £5,000 to £500,000.
Helping exporters become more competitive and win contracts with attractive financing for buyers of UK goods and services.
A peer-to-peer finance platform to help businesses get the finance they need, with funds provided by investors including the British Business Bank.
Providing debt and financing solutions to SMEs in Europe to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship.
A UK fund management company providing tailored commercial investments to businesses across Northern England.
A specialist fund manager providing debt and equity capital to small and medium-sized businesses in northern Europe.
Business finance and asset based lending to the SME market, especially in the technology, healthcare, media sectors and traditional professions.
Combines funding, leading credit insurance technology and forex management to accelerate invoice payments between businesses of all sizes, removing the need for debt.
Directly matching people looking for a low rate loan with investors looking for a higher rate of return.
National trade association for angel and early-stage investment, representing over 160 member organisations and around 18,000 investors.
Targeting investments in green infrastructure projects across established and emerging technologies, from offshore wind to biofuels.
Helping angel investors and entrepreneurs build lasting and profitable relationships, with business growth solutions, investment expertise and an extensive network of contacts.
An independent, expert partner helping organisations contribute to and benefit from a more sustainable future through carbon reduction, resource efficiency and low carbon technologies.
Helping businesses to identify key funding challenges, develop projects to align with funding programme requirements and match them with appropriate partners.
The industry body and public policy advocate for the private equity and venture capital industry in the UK.
An independent company Backed by five of the UK’s main banking groups and with up to £2.5bn with which to make long-term equity investments.
Many of the leading banks in the UK like HSBC, Nat West, Lloyds, Barclays, Handelsbanken and others may also be able to help you find the right financial deal to help you grow your business.